Cooking Classes

Afternoon or evening pizza and gelato making in Florence

Availability: Every day
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Travel lighter - all equipment is provided
  • Perfect for the whole family to experience - the more the merrier
  • A perfect experience for kids - spark their imaginations
What to expect

Come and learn to make pizza and gelato just like Italians do! Join these late afternoon or evening classes where professional chefs will introduce you to the history of two glorious Italian creations!

Make pizza in an oven with an experienced pizza chef, a pizzaiolo. You will learn how to make tender, flexible yeast dough that stretches to almost paper-thinness, and even the trick for a flavorful yet light tomato sauce. Even if you bake pizza in your own oven, these techniques are universal and using them really makes a difference. With the pizzaiolo, you’ll make your very own pizza, you’ll stretch it, sauce it, bake it, slice it. It will be the best pizza you ever tasted, and you make it yourself!

The chef will tell you why gelato remains Italy’s favorite dessert while giving an insight into the ‘gelato culture’ that continues to grow. You will get to know the basic raw ingredients, how to select the best products available according to specific principles and you will have a presentation and tasting of some of the flavors used in gelato making. You will learn about the development and application of natural colors, the heating and freezing techniques and how they have different effects on ingredients.

It is always a great day to discover the recipe of the world's most loved dessert! A booklet with recipes will guide you to cook for your friends once you get back home. And finally, get your certificate of participation! This activity is strongly recommended for families that wish to have children learn about the Italian culture, an easy and fun experience that will last forever in their memory.

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What's included
  • Cooking class
  • Ingredients
  • Use of equipment
  • Dinner with drinks
  • Certificate of participation
  • Booklet with recipes
Reduced price
  • Child (4-12)
  • Infant (0-3): free
Where

Piazza della Repubblica, corner Via Pellicceria, 50123 Florence FI, Italy

Meeting point:

Florencetown Tours & News Stand next to the Apple Store under the loggias.

What to remember
  • This tour includes a short walking part (approx. 10 min). Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the participants and we will do our best to accommodate them
  • Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance
  • The tour will end at the cooking school in San Lorenzo district (Via Panicale, 43R)
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When
  • March to October: every day
  • November to February: from Monday to Saturday
  • Afternoon Cooking Class (from March to October): 3.00pm
  • Evening Cooking Class (all year round): 6.00pm
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Provider
Florencetown
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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